Pseudoscience and the Paranormal: A Critical Examination of the Evidence [Book Review]

Journal of Mind and Behavior 12 (1):171-174 (1991)

Avshalom C. Elitzur
Tel Aviv University
The first reaction with which one is likely to greet such a book is "at last!" Psychology, is an inevitable side-product of its modern success, has become a major contributor to the growing pseudoscience literature. A careful examination of this nonesense industry, and of the motives behind it, is an undertaking worthy of a university psychologist. Terence Hines, known to readers of this journal from a lively debate following his harsh criticism of a sloppy psychology book , has now undertaken this task
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